Elimination of NCAA scholarships – Ralph Nader says yes

This would certainly create a major change in college athletics. It would also force higher grades for college athletes so they could qualify for need based aid, right?

Ralph Nader is calling for the elimination of college athletic scholarships, saying the move is necessary to “de-professionalize” college athletes.”

As we near the exciting conclusion of ‘March Madness’ — which would more accurately be described as the 2011 NCAA Professional Basketball Championships — it’s time we step back and finally address the myth of amateurism surrounding big-time college football and basketball in this country,” said Nader, whose League of Fans is proposing that the scholarships be replaced with need-based financial aid.

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